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Perl 6 should support I18N and L10N


  Maintainer: Simon Cozens <simon@brecon.co.uk>
  Date: 25 Sep 2000
  Mailing List: perl6-internals@perl.org
  Number: 313
  Version: 1
  Status: Developing


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Perl 6 needs some kind of internationalisation and therefore message catalogue support. Really needs, with great urgency.

Whether we use GNU gettext or do our own thing, doesn't matter. Both the Perl 6 binary and the standard library will be effected, meaning we'll have to implement message catalogues both in C and in Perl. At least internationalising the standard library will mean we can set an example to CP6AN authors and so on.


Bring an XS (or equivalent) message catalogue library into the core so that both the internals and the standard library can be localised. Go about development with internationalisation in mind.